Liwanag Ojala, CEO of Caring Bridge: Making Your Health Journey a Group Effort

Liwanag Ojala, CEO of Caring Bridge: Making Your Health Journey a Group Effort

From the launch of the very first CaringBridge site in 1997, they’ve been working toward a single vision: a world where no one goes through a health journey alone. In order to turn this vision into reality, they’ve made it their mission to build bridges of care and communication, providing love and support on a health journey.

Frank Beadle de Palomo and mothers2mothers: Fighting HIV/AIDS One Mother at a Time

Frank Beadle de Palomo and mothers2mothers: Fighting HIV/AIDS One Mother at a Time

mothers2mothers (m2m) is bolstering African healthcare systems, while delivering empowerment opportunities for women. They employ, train, and help to empower HIV-positive women as community health workers. These “Mentor Mothers” work in local communities and at understaffed health facilities to ensure that women and their families get the health advice and medication they need, are linked to the right clinical services, and are supported on their treatment journey. Their work has saved hundreds of thousands of lives, created thousands of jobs, and given health and hope to some of the most marginalized in communities across ten African countries.